Create: Journal Entry, Found Paints

There was this sale. It was an estate of some sort. A family member no longer. The other members sifting through the pieces, filing paperwork, and attempting to make sense of a future missing a piece. Articles of belonging, faith, … Read More

Create: Five Things

The idea is to reduce the number of physical possessions. Less is more. But there are things essential to our existence, essential to what we do, and essential to our mode of operation. These essential items can be with us … Read More

Create: Journal Page

It had been quite some time since I utilized a journal with grid pages. In fact, I don’t remember the last time I used grid. I created this publication with Blurb which allowed me to create a huge journal, 400+ … Read More

Create: Journal of the Day

“Our lives at home continue as America begins to show the cracks of radicalized believers of false prophets. It becomes very apparent the rules of the uneducated are here to stay. The warm blanket of stupidity has become our God. … Read More

Create: Uruguay Journal

People make books for all kinds of reasons. Some reasons are solid, thought out and make complete and total sense. Other reasons are based on pure emotion, make no personal or financial sense but certain people feel they need to … Read More

Create: Journal Test

I’ve made hundreds of books with the Blurb system. And many with Magcloud as well. And now that I think about it, I’ve been making books and magazines since 1996. I’ve used dozens of platforms. None of which were perfect … Read More

Creative: First Footsteps Journal Entry

“Just watch,” he said. “Just sit over there and watch.” “This is Santa Fe.” Clouds rolling over spoiling plans but a few ticks later all is well. This is a test, this is only a test, of the emergency broadcast … Read More

Creative: Powering down from Mobile

I accidentally did something interesting. As you know, I recently attended the fourteenth year of the Palm Springs Photo Festival. I love this event. This event is truly unique to photography. This event is also tailor-made for social media, at … Read More

Creative: Journal as Journey

The journey to photobook bliss is as thin and difficult to walk as a razor’s edge, to steal from one of my all-time favorite books. “It’s easy to be a Holy Man on top of a mountain.” (Read The Razor’s … Read More

Creative: The Big Smoke

Mile High, literally. Sative, Indica, Hybrid. Down from the north the memories flood. Virginia Dale to Ft. Collins to The Big Smoke. We need the wall. Not on the border, but here. Here near what’s left of the range. A … Read More

Creative: Seattle Journal

Puke on the streets. Purple fleece, after a night of nights, finds himself new to the uncertain. Winter coming. Purple ribbon unraveling like the future plans. A temporary dream put on hold by down economic reality, cravings or lost hope. … Read More

Creative: Frank Jackson Journal

You gotta love Frank. Just doing his thing. And that thing varies depending on what hat he is wearing although I’ve never actually seem him wearing a hat. But don’t get distracted from the good. I’ve written about and featured … Read More

Creative: The Journal

This is how I use the FujiRoid. In some ways this work is actually the most important work I do, but consider this before you go judging. I don’t do ANYTHING with my photography. Haven’t for years, so not like … Read More

Creative: From the Journal, Burbank

Dad is wearing loafers. Wealthy. The daughter somewhat lost but lives here in Burbank, or nearby, but is struggling to find herself. She wants to be an artist, but doesn’t need to suffer because of the safety net. She’s had … Read More

Creative: Vacation in Maine

Vacation Maine. I love this place. Just past season but the buses of Germans are still making the rounds. The lines for lobster still there. Sun, rain, wind and calm. Twilight. A nine-foot tide with currents swirling their power. I … Read More

Creative: Random New Mexico

Covered in mud at Ojo Caliente. Fire season. You know I used to be a photographer. Yes, it’s true. I still make pictures now and then but rarely as a serious endeavor. Not that I don’t still have the spark … Read More

Creative: Journaling

How many of you keep a journal? For those of you who do, kudos. For those of you who don’t, why not? Journaling is addictive, but it’s also fun, strategic, helpful and therapeutic. I started a daily journal in the … Read More

Creative: A Few Things I’ve Learned

1. There is no time to wait. Whatever it is you are doing, do it now. Publishing, photography, projects, experimentations. You have people who talk and wait for the perfect moment, and you have others who just do. The doers … Read More